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I Ching probably even older than the Bible,,
This review is from: I Ching or Book of Changes (Hardcover)
I bought a used hardback copy of this through Amazon.co.uk last year and there has not been a week gone by since that I have failed to pick it up.
I bought my first copy (paperback) in 1975 when the Grand National win of Escargot gave me a little cash and that copy virtually fell apart so about 15 years on I bought another paperback copy.
I went to the trouble of separating all the pages - and there are a lot of them - punching holes and sticking on reinforcement circles on each hole and placing the two halves in binders.
This organised copy lasted me for the next 20 years or so but the thin paper has aged and browned, the corners are very brittle.
This, my third copy, is hardback, the paper seems thicker and at over 60 years of age I expect this latest copy to see me out.
It has never failed to help me when I ask a question. Sometimes the interpretation of the answer is a little "misty" but usually a little time reveals the definition.
As a woman I must admit it gets a bit annoying when the "feminine" is put in second place in the book's words.
When I have followed its sometimes obtuse answers to my queries I have never been let down.
If you can afford it buy Hardback.
If there is a risk someone will "borrow" your copy - get a paperback version as well and keep the hardback copy secure.